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Dr. Nick Mc Donald

Adjunct Assoc Professor/Fellow Emeritus (Psychology)
199 PEARSE STREET


2012 Founder Director of Centre for Innovative Human Systems, TCD 1994 -1996 Head of Department Department of Psychology, TCD 1989 - Founder member and chair of the Aerospace Psychology Research Group (APRG). 1993- Senior Lecturer Department of Psychology, TCD. 1978-93 Lecturer Department of Psychology, TCD. 1976-77 Research Associate Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, U.K. 1972-75 Research Assistant Department of Psychology, TCD. 1972-75 Lecturer Dublin College of Speech Therapy. Date of Birth: 20th October 1949 .
  Aviation Human Factors   Human & Organisational Factors   HUMAN FACTORS   Organisational safety culture   RISK ANALYSIS   RISK MANAGEMENT   Safety, reliabaility and innovation, organisational cultures
 Future Sky Safety
 Proactive Safety Performance for Operations
 Managing System Change in Aviation
 Total Airport Security System
 All Conditions Ops & Innovative Cockpit Infrastructure

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Member of the Safety and Security Working Group of the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE), responsible for drafting the human factors component of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. 2011-2012
Member of the Air Safety Working Group of the European Transport Safety Council 1998-2003
Member of the Human Factors Working Group of the Safety Committee of the ACARE Strategic Research Agenda 2004-5
International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Technical Committee on Aerospace Human Factors and Ergonomics
Editorial Board of Cognition, Technology and Work
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
French Basic Basic Basic
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Psychological Society of Ireland
Irish Ergonomics Society
European Association of Aviation Psychologists
Siobhán Corrigan, Alison Kay, Katie O'Byrne, Dubhfeasa Slattery, Sharon Sheehan, Nick McDonald, David Smyth, Ken Mealy and Sam Cromie, A Socio-Technical Exploration for Reducing & Mitigating the Risk of Retained Foreign Objects, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Transferring Learning Across Safety-Critical Industries in, editor(s)Malcolm MacLachlan , Maritime Psychology Research in Organizational & Health Behavior at Sea, Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp49 - 68, [Paul M. Liston, Alison Kay, Sam Cromie, Nick McDonald, Bill Kavanagh, Roddy Cooke, Peter Walter], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
T.C. Callari, N. Mc Donald, D. Baranzini, F. Mattei, The Emerging Safety Mindfulness Model: from Concept Definition into Requirements Collection, 16th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, Dublin, Ireland, 22-23 June 2017, 2017, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Cahill J., Morrison, R, Mc Donald N, Lynch D, The Operational Validation of New Cockpit Technologies Supporting All Conditions Operations: A Case Study, Cognition, Technology & Work, Volume 18, ( Issue 3), 2016, p479 - 509, Notes: [doi:10.1007/s10111-016-0380-4], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Corrigan, S. Martensson, L., Kay, A., McDonald, N., Implementing Collaborative Decision Making: Challenges & Recommendations., Journal of Cognition, Technology & Work, 17, (2), 2015, p207 - 218, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Corrigan, S., Zon, R., Maij, A., Martensson, L. McDonald, N., A Collaborative Learning Framework & Serious Game Development, Journal of Cognition, Technology & Work, 17, (2), 2015, p269 - 278, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Podofillini et al (ed.), Towards a realist validation of an aviation system operational concept, European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL) 2015, Zurich, Switzerland, 7-10 September 2015, CRC Press: Boca Raton, 2015, 3961-3966 p, Proceedings of a Conference, PUBLISHED  URL
McDonald, N., 'PROSPERO Animation', Dublin, Ireland, 2015, -, Script, PUBLISHED
Joan Cahill, Nick McDonald, Gabriel Losa, A socio-technical model of the Flight Crew Task, Human Factors (The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society), Vol 56, Issue 8,, 2014, p1337 - 1363, Notes: [Online First Version - DOI 10.1177/0018720814532684 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0018720814532684. ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Corrigan, S., McDonald, N., Introduction to the Special Issue: Managing System Change in Aviation: What Makes for Successful Change?, Journal of Cognition, Technology & Work, 16, (4), 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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Fallon, Enda, Galičič, Matja & O'Sullivan, Leonard W. (ed.), Factors in determining the level of causal analysis in healthcare incident investigations, Irish Ergonomics Society 2013, 9th May 2013, 2013, Proceedings of a Conference, PUBLISHED
N. McDonald and M. Ydalus, Can safety regulation in aviation be preventive rather than reactive?, AHFE - 4th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, San Francisco, 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Nick McDonald, Marie Ward and Rabea Morrison, Achieving Impact in Ergonomic Research, 18th World Congress on Ergonomics - IEA 2012, Recife, Brazil, Feb. 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Nicholas McDonald, Pernilla Ulfvengren, Morten Ydalus, A methodology for managing system change- An airline's development of a SMS and a performance management process, Eleventh Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference (PSAM11) and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2012), Helsinki, 2012, 2012, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Cacciabue, C., Leva, M.C., McDonald, N., Corrigan, S., Ulfvengren, P., Licata, V., Ottomaniello, A., Baranzini, D. and Zon, R., Specification of a CMS model, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP7 MASCA project, 2012, Report, PUBLISHED
State of the Art in, editor(s)Nick McDonald, Marie Ward, Pernilla Ulfvengren , HILAS Books 1, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP6 HILAS project (AIP4-CT-2005-516181), 2009, [Nick McDonald ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Crisis of Practice in, editor(s)Nick McDonald, Marie Ward, Pernilla Ulfvengren , HILAS Books 1, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP6 HILAS project (AIP4-CT-2005-516181), 2009, [Nick McDonald ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Impact in, editor(s)Nick McDonald, Marie Ward, Pernilla Ulfvengren , HILAS Books 1, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP6 HILAS project (AIP4-CT-2005-516181), 2009, [Nick McDonald ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Human Factors & Organisational Change in, editor(s)McDonald, N., Ward, M. and Ulfvengren, P , HILAS Books 1: Transforming the Conceptual Framework of Human Factors, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP6 HILAS project (AIP4-CT-2005-516181), 2009, [Nick McDonald ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Knowledge Transformation in, editor(s)Nick McDonald, Marie Ward, Pernilla Ulfvengren , HILAS Books 1: Transforming the Conceptual Framework of Human Factors, Deliverable to EU Commisson as part of EU FP6 HILAS project (AIP4-CT-2005-516181), 2009, [Nick McDonald ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

  

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Fellowship of Trinity College. 1995
International Ergonomics Association 2011 IEA/Liberty Mutual Medal 2011
Human factors and organisational aspects of safety in risk sensitive industries including aviation. Analysis and management of risk. Innovation and change in organisations. Technology design for operational systems. Human Factors and Organisational theory.